What is Mobilitas?

What is Mobilitas?

Mobilitas is a US-Mexico Bilateral Portal developed as a result of the Mexico-U.S. Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation and Research.

This portal seeks to consolidate information on institutions of higher education in both the U.S. and Mexico to provide a centralized guide for information on the academic institutions and programming available in both countries, including degree programs, short-term coursework, online and international exchange programs.

Welcome to Mobilitas, Welcome to your future!

Studying In the USA

The United States offers more than four thousand accredited colleges and universities renowned for their quality, variety of academic programs, flexibility of fields of study, research intelligence, innovation platforms and linkages with the public and private sector. This diversity of academic options, along with competitive financial packages available to international students, makes the United States both an affordable and reputable opportunity for hundreds of thousands of international students every year.

Search the portal and you will find that, whichever region or institution you choose, you're sure to find the right fit for you.

For more information, visit www.educationusa.info.

The United States has thousands of accredited colleges and universities renowned for quality, numerous programs of study, and flexibility to change fields of study and schools. The wide range of tuition and living costs makes the United States affordable for hundreds of thousands of international students each year.

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Location matters! Depending on where you decide to live and study in the United States, costs for housing, food and other incidentals can vary greatly and will impact how much you need to budget for your education. Generally, cities have a higher cost of living than rural areas and suburban or rural areas, particularly in the South, Southwest and Midwest regions of the United States generally have a lower cost of living.

For more infromation about United States Cities visit: www.discoveramerica.com.

The US Application Process

Application packages for US institutions require a great deal of preparation and planning. Therefore, you will benefit by starting this process and applying early.

In the United States, application requirements can vary greatly from one institution to another. It is very important to check the specific requirements on the website of each institution's international admissions office.

Click below for specific information about applying to:

Undergraduate Programs
Graduate Programs
English Language Programs
Short Term Programs

Some universities, ask for a specific levels of achievement in English language.

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You must have a student visa to study in the United States. You will first need to receive an admission letter and a certificate of eligibility for nonimmigrant student status from your U.S. academic institution before you can begin the visa application process with the US Embassy in Mexico.

There are several different types of visas for non-U.S. citizens who study in the United States:

F-1 Student Visa. For individuals who wish to study at an accredited U.S. college or university or to study English at a university or English language institute.

J-1 Exchange Visa. For individuals who will be participating in an exchange program, including those programs that provide high school and university study.

M-1 Student Visa. For individuals who will be engaged in non-academic or vocational study or training in the United States.

For more information about student visas, visit www.travel.state.gov
It is important to start your financial planning as early as possible. Each year international students receive significant amounts of financial assistance toward their studies.
Applications for financial aid go together with applications for admission.

Keep in mind that your overall costs are comprised of tuition, fees, and living expenses. Your actual costs and available financial aid will depend on your institution and program. Refer to the institution's website for specific costs.

Several options to consider are scholarships from U.S. higher education institutions (merit-based, need-based, skills and talent), on-campus employment, student loans, U.S. and Mexican government or private sponsorship, and international organizations. Please, find some resources below.

For more information on how to finance your studies in the U.S., visit EducationUSA.

Asociación Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo

Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología

Coordinación Nacional de Becas de Educación Superior

Becas Fulbright-García Robles

Fondo para el Desarrollo de Recursos Humanos

Education USA

Institute of International Education

Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores

What will life be like for you while you are studying in the U.S.? Are you thinking of working while you study abroad? What about the challenges of living with a roommate from another country?

Click here to learn more about the diverse cultural, social and economic aspects of living, studying and working in the United States


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Who is Mobilitas addressed to?

Mobilitas is addressed to students, scholars and any other person interested in studying in the United States and Mexico.

How can I find the course or career I´m looking for?

It´s very easy. If you know which course or subject you are looking for, we suggest to use the searchengine that is available on the top left of the site. Otherwise, if you want to look by location, you should click on the map the state that you would like to study in, so you can access to the list of registered universities.

How can I contact a University?

If you want to contact a university, you can check its profile on Mobilitas, where you can find the telephone number or an e-mail address, so you can call or write them directly.

How can I save the information of the university or the course I´m interested in?

To save the information you must be registered on Mobilitas, so you can keep a record with the Universities and courses you are more interested in. To add to your favorite list just locate the University´s file you are interested in, on the right of the screen a red star with “favorite” legend will appear. Just click the icon to save the institution and consult it easily any other time.

If at present I am not inscribed at any institution of my country, Can I apply?

If at this time you are not studying, but fulfill all the requirements for being admitted in some of the universities in the United States/Mexico, you can do an academic exchange.

What kind of universities will I find in Mobilitas?

In Mobilitas you will find public and private universities from the United States and Mexico.

What happen if I don´t find the course or career I´m looking for?

You probably will find it with a different name, keep in mind that the names of the courses often change from one country to another. Try by checking the content of those careers or courses that share the same field with the career or course you are interested in.

Why is it useful for me to be registered on the website?

By registering on Mobilitas you will be able to save the universities or courses you are interested in for future consultations. This will save you time.

Can only Mexicans and U.S citizens participate?

At present, the project is only addressed to Mexican and U.S citizens, but if you are from another country and you would like to study in Mexico and the United States, you can use the information that Mobilitas provides as a guide.

Does Mobilitas have any cost?

The use and register of Mobilitas has no cost.

How can I get in contact with Mobilitas staff?

Through social media or fobesiidan@sre.gob.mx


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